Highland is a city located in San Bernardino County California. With a 2020 population of 57,779, it is the 161st largest city in California and the 748th largest city in the United States. Highland is currently growing at a rate of 0.68% annually and its population has increased by 1.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 56,999 in 2020. Spanning over 19 miles, Highland has a population density of 3,082 people per square mile.
The average household income in Highland is $88,553 with a poverty rate of 16.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,143 per month, and the median house value is $338,500. The median age in Highland is 30.9 years, 30 years for males, and 32 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Highlandwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 93.34%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.76%.
55.94% of Highland residents speak only English, while 44.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.55% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Highland is Native, with 25.59% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Highland is Multiple, with 6.65% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.99%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Highland
77.56% of Highland residents were born in the United States, with 66.78% having been born in California. 12.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.